Note: This meeting is being presented via Zoom.
with Cristina Mardirossian, LMFT
"Working with Dissociative Identity Disorder?"
Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is very often misdiagnosed or not taken seriously. Many clients complain that they were diagnosed as bipolar, borderline, schizophrenic, etc when in reality they have a dissociative disorder. This presentation will help you understand what DID is and how to assess for it in your clients.
In successfully completing and attending this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Describe what Dissociation is.
- Identify at least 2 symptoms of dissociation.
- Identify at least 2 alter systems in DID.
- Identify at least 2 treatment strategies when working with DID
Cristina Mardirossian, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as an Attachment Focused EMDR Certified therapist in private practice in Pasadena, CA. She is trained in Brainspotting, The Havening Techniques, TF-CBT, and is certified in the Trauma Resiliency Module. She has provided outpatient individual and group therapy throughout the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley areas to teens and adults on a variety of issues, ranging from trauma, dissociative disorders, anxiety, depression, codependency issues, etc. Cristina's private practice focuses on working with trauma survivors, predominately sexual abuse survivors and dissociative disorders. Cristina runs several groups for sexual abuse survivors as well, for both men and women.
Sunday, July 12, 2020
9am-9:30am Check-In/Membership Meeting/Chapter Announcements*
9:30-11am CEU/Speaker Presentation
11am-11:15am Opportunity Drawing/Private Practice Announcements*
11:30am-1:30pm Board Meeting*
This course is intended for beginning to advanced mental health professionals.
Course meets the qualifications for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CEU completion certificates will be awarded when participants complete the course evaluation after speaker presentation.
* = non CEU portion of course
Online via Zoom. See registration message - below.
The link to Zoom meeting will be sent in confirmation email upon registration
$15 SFV-CAMFT chapter members (online , including day of event)
$25 Non chapter members (online, including day of event)
$20 (STUDENTS ONLY - (online, including day of event)
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SFV-CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for Marriage & Family Therapists. SFV-CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
CAMFT- approved Continuing Education Provider #62281